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Nissan debuts pop-top and fully-electric camper vans for summer adventures

Just in time for summer road trips, Nissan has debuted two new camper vans at the Madrid Motor Show. The company showcased mod-style camper vans — …

Campers

Explore These Captivating Libraries in Europe

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>In a digital age, travelers find novel appeal in the splendor and secrets of grand libraries.<p>I knew I had a library problem the first time I stood under the Pantheon-scale dome of the State Library Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. In that impossibly grand temple of books, my …

British Museum

This Hand Painted Oscar Winning Short is One of the Most Beautiful Animations You’ll See

<i>The Old Man and the Sea</i> is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film by Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by …

Brilliant Things To Do in January

Exhibitions and Events<p><b>Tina Barney Landscapes at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York: January 17 – March 3, 2018</b><br>Photographer Tina Barney is best known for …

Watch This Mesmerizing Video of COS's Huge Marble Run in Seoul

Snarkitecture and COS bring audiences into the loop with a sculpture that channels one of the most unpredictable objects there is: the sphere.<p>As glass marbles glide along the four separate tracks of <i>Loop</i>—the third and latest project by Snarkitecture for clothing brand COS—the mechanics seem so …

Clothing

Father Turns His Kids’ Imaginative Ideas into Charming Wooden Toys Full of Character

Taiwanese artist Yen Jui-Lin hand-carves adorable wooden characters that are so full of personality, they look like they could spring to life at any second. Each of Jui-Lin’s playful “little characters” is co-designed with his two children. Together they share ideas, and then Jui-Lin brings them to …

Kids

Joan Eardley: the forgotten artist who captured Scotland's life and soul

Children from Glasgow’s slums, bleak seascapes, village fishermen at work … the vibrant visions of Joan Eardley are finding a new following<p>Joan Eardley, who died aged only 42 in 1963, is barely known in England. In 2007 the National Galleries of Scotland mounted a full retrospective, which …

Documenting Japanese Whispers - Photographer Zaza Bertrand in an Interview

February 10, 2017<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

These Mesmerizing Biomimetic Sculptures Look Like They’re Growing As You Watch

In many plants, leaves grow at what’s called the “golden angle,” with each leaf popping out 137.5 degrees after the next. After studying plant …

Secret Teacher: My pupils' creativity is being crushed by the punctuation police

Children should be dreaming up quirky characters and gripping cliffhangers. Instead they are worrying about semi-colons and the passive voice<p>“Sir, can you read my story?”<p>It’s a request that fills me with dread, because I know what will follow.<p>Related: Secret Teacher: Dear Nicky, I cried at the SATs …

Creativity

When Your Dream House Is A Dollhouse, No Space Is Too Small

When Bridget Sue Lambert was 5 years old, her grandfather built her a dollhouse.<p>It's a simple wooden structure, white with yellow shutters, a few handmade chairs and dressers scattered through its sparse rooms.<p>Decades later when Lambert was searching for artistic inspiration, she found out the …

Architects’ Secrets: 10 Ideas to Create Privacy in the Garden

A fence is the obvious choice, but there are many other ways to design for privacy in the garden. We turned to members of the Remodelista + …

Landscaping

An Aerial Kinetic Sculpture with 256 Helium Balloons Embedded with LEDs | Colossal

<p>Cyclique was an aerial light and sound installation created by audiovisual artist Nohista and Collectif Coin for Nuit Blanche 2013 (previously). The …

Incredible Timelapse Videos Illustrate Birds in Motion

Through amazing digital editing techniques, American artist and professor Dennis Hlynsky turns an average video of flying birds into a surreal experience of shapes forming overhead. The Rhode Island-based artist first films the movements of various animals that swim, crawl, and fly in spectacular …

Time-lapse Photography

New App Tells The Stories Behind Famous Typefaces

Typendium makes (surprisingly interesting) typography history freely accessible to anyone with an iOS.<p>The histories of your favorite typefaces, from Futura to Gill Sans to Times New Roman, have been conveniently collected in one elegant iOS app, called Typendium, released this week. It includes …

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Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather by Drawing the 100,000+ Items in His Tool Shed

Artist Lee John Phillips is commemorating his late grandfather in a heartwarmingly creative way. When the illustrator's beloved relative passed away, he left behind an old shed containing over 100,000 individual tools and trinkets. To celebrate these remnants, his grandfather, and the place where …

Drawing

Every Person in New York, Illustrated

From sleeping strangers to subway cellists to Nick Cave, a loving portrait of a city whose vibrant vitality never stands still.<p><i>“A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, thus heightening its meaning,”</i> E.B. White wrote in his timeless love letter to New York, adding: <i>“The city is like</i> …

Incredibly Detailed Paper Sculptures Resemble Natural Microorganisms

<i>Magic Circle</i> is Rogan Brown‘s latest collection of intricately detailed paper microorganisms. The Anglo-Irish artist uses a combination of hand and laser cuts to create vividly textured paper sculptures reflecting patterns that naturally occur all around us in coral, bacteria, and microbes. Each …

Art

Energetic Landscape Paintings Portray Artist Erin Hanson’s Love for National Parks

Artist Erin Hanson uses painting as a way to express her love for America's diverse array of National Parks. As an avid rock climber, hiker, and backpacker, Hanson used her outdoor experiences as inspiration for her latest <i>Painted Parks</i> exhibition, in honor of the National Park Service's Centennial. …

National Parks

11 of the World’s Most Unusual Artist Residencies